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Energy and Utilities

Every business needs power to succeed. Whether you produce, generate, transmit or regulate the energy that keeps Canada — and the world — ticking, MNP has the expertise you need to keep pace with this dynamic market. MNP’s Energy and Utilities Practice provides services to public and private organizations across Canada, working with clients from every segment of the industry. With a detailed understanding of operations, financials and technology, MNP is ready to help your organization reach your goals. 

Operations

From strategy and governance to managing full asset lifecycles, improve your organization’s performance with industry-leading insights and strategies tailored for you energy and utilities business.

Capital Projects and Portfolio Management

Secure future growth by optimizing execution of energy and utilities plans through capital projects and portfolio management programs that reduce risk, realize cost efficiencies and manage constraints.

Financial Services

Whether you plan on building, acquiring or divesting assets, seek regulatory support or risk management guidance, MNP will bring you the insight and guidance you need to grow your organization, ensuring your projects are cost-effective, sustainable and compliant.

Regulatory

MNP’s Energy and Utilities Services covers the full value chain of regulation including governance, policy development, rate application review and development, transaction processing, funding models and nearly all operational departments, as well as identifying leading regulatory practices around the world.

Tech Advisory

Improve your organization’s performance, drive your bottom line and mitigate risk with technology options that lower costs and deliver services more effectively.

Cyber Security & Privacy

As one of the leading and growing threats in the world, cyber-crime is a critical business risk. A blanket approach to cyber security and privacy is no longer viable; you need to be proactive and prepared. As organizations move to digital to capitalize on new technologies and innovations to deliver business results, they also need to ensure that they build and maintain customer trust. You need the experience and insight our Cyber Security team offers to identify your top threats, and define mitigation approaches to effectively protect against them.

Our Commitment to the Energy and Utilities Industry

The energy and utilities industries play a vital role in Canada’s economic and social well being. At MNP, we are committed to enabling public sector departments and agencies, energy companies and other industry stakeholders to continue providing reliable, safe and cost-effective energy options to domestic and international markets. 

Our Energy and Utilities Services team brings extensive experience providing process improvement, organizational development and regulatory support — we understand your challenges and objectives and can provide the strategies you need to enhance your organization’s performance.

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Energy and Utilities case studies

Find out how public and private corporations ensure reliability and continuity of services with insightful MNP case studies.

Insights

  • Confidence

    April 01, 2021

    The cyber attacks are coming: is your energy and utility corporation ready?

    Getting hacked on purpose may not seem like an advisable strategy. But it's a crucial step many energy and utility corporations (E&Us) are willing to take to combat an unprecedented rise in cyber attacks targeting their industry.

  • February 12, 2024

    Harnessing the full potential of data and collaboration to boost innovation and adapt to an evolving industry

    MNP’s strategic and technical collaboration with Electricity Canada not only addressed the immediate challenge they faced but more importantly paved the way for ongoing innovation.

  • Case Study: Business Case Development for Warehouse Relocation and Service Expansion

    MNP aided British Columbia Wildfire Services (BCWS) in developing a decision framework to determine the optimal number of warehouses and ideal locations across B.C. to enhance its capabilities to respond to wildfires.

Contact Our Energy and Utilities Team

Gord Chalk MBA,CMC

Consulting Leader, Energy and Utilities

Gord Chalk, MBA, BA, is MNP’s Western Energy and Resources Leader. A trusted strategic advisor to executives at some of North America’s largest energy, pipeline, power and utilities companies, Gord has also led dozens of strategy, process and technology projects to successful execution for more than 25 years.

Bringing both a finance and operations perspective to business issues, he enables clients to quickly and capably move strategy to action, delivering direct and measurable results.

Gord helps clients in the oil and gas, energy, resources, pipeline, construction and manufacturing industries with capital project execution and governance, operations and maintenance optimization, supply chain performance, business performance and operations transformation.

His extensive experience includes senior management experience with a global consulting firm in the design, build, operations, maintenance and supply chain domains; negotiations, contracting and claims management and regulatory and permitting experience in capital projects.

Gord excels at building and maintaining high-touch relationships with executive-level clients, and easily communicates between senior management and the shop floor as he supports his clients in achieving their goals.

Gord earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Accounting from McGill University.

Richard Arthurs FCPA, FCMA, MBA, CFE, CIA, CRMA, QIAL

Partner, National Leader - Internal Audit

Matt Hamilton

Senior Manager, Consulting Services – Energy and Utilities